Mapping Science in Real Time

July 25, 2009 at 8:41 pm | Posted in Science, Statistics | Leave a comment
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Increasingly, we can watch science as it marches on.

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Music That Makes You Dumb

July 25, 2009 at 8:13 pm | Posted in Music, Statistics | Leave a comment

See if your musical taste leaves you in good company.

Wordle

August 7, 2008 at 1:05 am | Posted in Design, Eye Candy, Literature, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment
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With this exciting new tool, anyone can make exciting, visually powerful text visualizations.  People like myself, and the folks over at Many Eyes.

HistoryShots

July 29, 2008 at 7:53 am | Posted in Commerce, Eye Candy, History, Statistics | Leave a comment
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Purveyors of excellent visualizations in poster form.

Garkov

June 12, 2008 at 4:22 am | Posted in Mashup/Remix, Mathematics, Statistics | Leave a comment
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In the latest Garfield Remix Project, we bring you the combination of Garfield with a Markov Chain analysis.  Unsurprisingly, the result is generally about as well-written as the original strip.

Beyond Red & Blue: America’s 10 Political Regions

April 29, 2008 at 8:37 am | Posted in Cartography, Politics, Statistics | 1 Comment
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A novel look at the political landscape of America, ignoring the state divides and instead looking at a reconfiguration of the country into 10 regions of equal political strength.

The Echo Nest

April 11, 2008 at 2:15 am | Posted in Music, Software, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment
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API developers interested specifically in music analysis.

On The Map

April 5, 2008 at 1:33 am | Posted in Art, Books, Eye Candy, Literature, Statistics | Leave a comment
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The literary visualizations of Stefanie Posavec are quite lovely.

GraphJam

April 5, 2008 at 1:24 am | Posted in Humor, Statistics | Leave a comment
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Charts and graphs used to describe things in an amusing fashion.

The Best Tool For Visualization

March 14, 2008 at 6:48 pm | Posted in Eye Candy, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Here’s a fairly exhaustive list of visualization tools on the Internet that could contend for “best.”

Wikipedia Article Traffic Statistics

March 7, 2008 at 5:49 am | Posted in Reference, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Seems like this was a long time coming, but now we can really see who is the most popular.

The Ebb And Flow Of Movies: 1986 – 2007

February 25, 2008 at 8:08 pm | Posted in Art, Economics, Film, History, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

The New York Times is host to one of the most stunning interactive visualizations I’ve seen in years.  Unsurprisingly, this visualization has caused a bit of a stir.

Candy Compared

October 24, 2007 at 3:42 am | Posted in Health, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Know what you’re putting in your body.

ZIPskinny

October 17, 2007 at 5:23 pm | Posted in Reference, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Get the skinny about any zip code you like.

Repptide

September 25, 2007 at 1:29 am | Posted in Politics, Propaganda, Statistics, Webware | 1 Comment

Get and contribute to public opinion information on, well, anything.

Bell Jar Bees

September 14, 2007 at 11:59 pm | Posted in Biology, Photography, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

An unusual look at how bees build a hive… in a jar.

Information Policy For The Library Of Babel

September 11, 2007 at 3:35 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, Chemistry, Dance, Mathematics, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Inspired by a wonderful short story by Borges, James Grimmelmann has outlined how to manage impossibly huge amounts of information.

Lantern Fish

August 14, 2007 at 10:46 am | Posted in Animation, Biology, CG, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Statistics | Leave a comment

Learn about fish the creepy animated way!

Brain Story

August 9, 2007 at 9:06 am | Posted in Biology, Film, Health, Psychology, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

The BBC’s comprehensive neurology series has crept into the torrent of bits, ready to download.

Law Is Code

August 7, 2007 at 12:01 am | Posted in Chemistry, History, Literature, Politics, Software, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Legal writing turns out to be more like programming than prose.

The Mating Ritual Of The Jumping Spider

July 29, 2007 at 7:56 pm | Posted in Biology, Statistics | Leave a comment

Jumping spiders, apparently, are expert drummers.  (Warning: video contains spiders, which as we all know, are scary)

Pick Your Candidate

July 23, 2007 at 4:55 am | Posted in Chemistry, Journalism, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Find out who aligns with your political views among the 2008 presidential contenders.

The Golden Insect Constructions Of Hubert Duprat

July 17, 2007 at 4:35 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Sculpture, Statistics, Weapons | Leave a comment

Dare I call them… blingsects?

Graphviz

July 17, 2007 at 4:33 am | Posted in CG, Chemistry, Gratis, History, Software, Statistics | Leave a comment

Graph visualization freeware.

GGobi

July 12, 2007 at 11:34 pm | Posted in CG, Chemistry, Dance, Gratis, History, Mathematics, Software, Statistics | Leave a comment

An impressive, cross-platform data visualization system.

Body Hacks

July 11, 2007 at 1:28 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

A list of perhaps-effective, perhaps-placebo body tricks.

The Largest Known Prime By Year

June 24, 2007 at 6:16 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Dance, History, Mathematics, Painting, Physics, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

1,000,000,000 digits by 2024!

Useless Body Parts

June 6, 2007 at 3:12 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Statistics | Leave a comment

Take that, Pyramidalis Muscle!

DIY Catnip Extract

June 6, 2007 at 3:08 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Crafts, Drawing, Robotics, Statistics | Leave a comment

a.k.a Kitty Crack

Flags By Color

May 29, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Pie charts reveal the color coding of world flags.

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